2002年度
Issues in Language Acquisition and Education

Place : 5-104
Time : Thursday, 10:45 ? 12:15
Office : 536
Office Hour : by appointment
e-mail : casaoka@dokkyo.ac.jp
Office tel / fax : 048-943-2197

Textbook : The Little Brown Compact Handbook by J.E. Aaron (Longman)
Recommended books : See the reference list.
「バイリンガリズム」東照二 (講談社現代新書)
「子どもとことば」岡本夏木 (岩波新書)
「ことばと国家」 田中克彦 (岩波新書)
Grades : Your grades are based on the following points: attendance, class participation, oral presentations, and your term paper (BOTH the process and the product).

Tentative Schedule
1st Term
In-ClassTutorials
Week 1: Introduction
Definitions of specific terms
Week 2 : Brainstorming session: Taiwan’s caseWeeks 2-4
4th-year students
on your papers
Week 3 : Discussion session : Bilingual Education
Week 4 : Discussion session : Bilingual Education
Week 5 : How to start an essay I
Exploring your essay topics
Week 6-11 :Group presentations
Weeks 6&7 : Group preparation in the library
“English education in Malaysia, Taiwan, & China”
“Bilingual education in California, Canada, Basques region of Spain or Japan”
Weeks 6&7 3rd-year students on your topics
Week 12 : How to start an essay II
Oral reports on papers in progress (4th-year students)
Oral reports on essay topics and thesis statements (3rd ?year students)
Week 12- 4th-year students on your 4th drafts

Due: essay topics (3rd-year students )
4th drafts (4th-year students)

2nd Term
In-ClassTutorials
Week 1 : Introduction
Proposal sharing
DUE: research proposals (3rd-year)
Week 2: Preparation for presentationsWeek 2-(optional)
3rd-year students on their proposals
Week 3: Case study 14th-year students on their papers in progress
Week 4: Case study 2DUE: first drafts (3rd-year)
Week 5: Case study 3
Week 6: Peer evaluation
Week 7: Case study 4Weeks 6 - 8
Week 8: Case study 53rd-year students on 1st drafts
Week 9: Case study 6
Week 10: Wrap-up discussionDUE: second drafts (3rd-year)
Weeks 11-12: presentations
on your research in progress
and peer evaluation
Week 10-(optional)3rd-year students on 2nd drafts

Others:
Weeks 3-10: 4th-year students will give a brief report on their research in progress at the beginning of each class.
January 30, 2003: 4th-year students-presentations of their final papers

DUE:
3rd-year students -final draft on January 27, 2003.
4th-year students -final paper on January 14, 2003.